Nicolaus Faino

PE, CFEI

Mechanical Engineer

Areas of Expertise

Failure Analysis
Consumer + Industrial Appliances
Commercial + Residential Appliances
Consumer Products
Litigation Support
Appliance Fire + Failure Investigation
Mechanical Engineering

Nicolaus Faino is a Mechanical Engineer who specializes in laboratory and field analysis of materials and mechanical systems. Mr. Faino uses his knowledge of heat transfer, fluid mechanics, materials and mechanical engineering in conducting material and product failure analysis. His experience includes high temperature systems, ceramic engineering and processing, CFD and FEA modeling, safety protocols and experimental apparatus design and fabrication. His industry and research background includes renewable energy applications, advanced aerospace energy system development, hydrogen and oxygen system design, novel alternative energy systems research and ceramics processing for fuel cell applications. Mr. Faino investigates residential and commercial plumbing, piping and appliance failures related to water loss damage and construction defects. He is also experienced in applying 3D laser scanning techniques for scene preservation, computational stress modeling, and dimensional analysis; and he is an operator of the FARO 3D laser scanner. Mr. Faino provides technical support, litigation support and expert analyses to law firms, insurance companies and the industry.

Education / Certifications
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines
  • Registered PE: WA
  • Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, NAFI

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